Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Happy Birthday Matt

Today is our youngest son's birthday. Matt was born to Jim and I in 1980 in Maine. He was our fifth child and a delight to our growing family.

Matt was born in the quiet, early morning hours. When I looked out my hospital window after daylight, that morning, snow was heavily coming down-- the road was covered with it, and I could see children, wrapped in winter gear, getting on their yellow school bus.

It had been eight years since a baby had been born to us and when the nurse brought him to me, it almost took my breath away(literally)! It felt so good to hold that little boy in my arms.

Raising Matt was a delightful experience for his dad and I. He was truly a little bright light. He was always busy and was very active in sports. He always had lots of friends and still does.

Matt is a loving son and brother and we wish him a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!

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Becka said...

I am very thankful for Matt. My life would have been a lot more lonesome if it weren't for him. Happy birthday Matt, I love you!

Pat's Place said...

A nice tribute to your son. Happy Birthday to him.

Linda Reznicek said...

Happy Birthday, Matt. You were always a cutie and super sweet--still are. Lots of love today!!! Hope you have a great birthday. Miss ya, and wish I could be there.

Angie Ledbetter said...

Happy, happy day! (Love the music on your blog.)

Astaryth said...

Happy Birthday to Matt!!

Jeannette said...

Happy Birthday Matt!

rightonmom said...

Happy Birthday to Matt! My boy is only 2.5 and I'm cherishing every moment of this fun age.
Lovely post.

Lea and her Mustangs said...

A wonderful experience it was when they placed that newborn in your arms the first time. Even when they are adopted.

Joanne said...

Happy birthday to your son. I'll bet you have many great memories today!

Bunny B said...

Happy Birthday Matt!! :)